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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 14:17
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Posted By thomas
The drives I tested (well, two) worked fine...

The drives I tested (well, two) worked fine unless you actually try to access beyond the 128GB limit.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 13:11
Replies: 422
Views: 222,422
Posted By thomas
Personally I would stay with OS 3.9 BB2 (43.43)...

Personally I would stay with OS 3.9 BB2 (43.43) unless I need more than 128 GB, then I would probably migrate to Kick 3.1.4 (45.7).
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 April 2020, 12:22
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By thomas
There are a few things to try: - boot from...

There are a few things to try:

- boot from floppy disk (ADF)
- enter the early startup menu (you can set one second boot delay on the misc page if WinUAE is too fast to press both mouse buttons...
Forum: support.Apps 03 April 2020, 16:57
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By thomas
It's like any other Amiga OS version before: if...

It's like any other Amiga OS version before: if you have a clean uncustomized installation of a previous OS, then you can upgrade.

If your system is customized, installing a new OS on top might...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 22:52
Replies: 2,505
Views: 380,266
Posted By thomas
There might be differences in AmigaDOS versions,...

There might be differences in AmigaDOS versions, but at least in 2.0 thu 3.9 run >nil: is sufficient to completely detach the new process from the current CLI.

The new process inherits its input...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2020, 20:31
Replies: 422
Views: 222,422
Posted By thomas
There are several places where a 4GB limit...

There are several places where a 4GB limit appears. Some can be fixed, others can't.

The most important place is the interface between the device driver (scsi.device) and the file system. The...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 April 2020, 10:45
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By thomas
Yes. Put winuae.exe in each place and create an...

Yes. Put winuae.exe in each place and create an empty winuae.ini besides each.

But why would you want to? You can have different configurations with one copy of WinUAE.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 09:20
Replies: 2,505
Views: 380,266
Posted By thomas
Not exactly. >a will open a and use it as...

Not exactly.

>a will open a and use it as standard output
<b will open b and use it as standard input
<>c will open c and use it as both input and output

so for example

>con: <con: will...
Forum: support.Apps 02 April 2020, 09:10
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By thomas
You cannot select a specific kind of Fast RAM....

You cannot select a specific kind of Fast RAM. The only choice is Chip RAM, Fast RAM or Any.

There is a description of the possible flags:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 March 2020, 22:39
Replies: 2,505
Views: 380,266
Posted By thomas
There is more than menus you can do with the...

There is more than menus you can do with the right mouse button. In paint programs the right button is used to draw with the second or background color.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 March 2020, 18:43
Replies: 2,505
Views: 380,266
Posted By thomas
I remember having seen it only once. The program...

I remember having seen it only once. The program used it to bring up its About info. Don't remember which one it was, though. Might be PowerPacker.
Forum: Coders. System 29 March 2020, 18:49
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By thomas
Drop zones are only available in V44+. You...

Drop zones are only available in V44+.

You can make your window an AppWindow, then the user can drop icons anywhere in the window. You receive an AppMessage which contains the mouse coordinates....
Forum: support.Apps 29 March 2020, 13:56
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By thomas
What has been added in 3.5 which makes it more...

What has been added in 3.5 which makes it more legal? If you think of the Workbench ARexx port, with this you can only close Workbench drawers. You cannot kill running programs and close their...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2020, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By thomas
No, I don't think so. From your description you...

No, I don't think so. From your description you were right, the mainboard is jumpered for NTSC if that is the default shown in the early startup menu. Also if you don't have anything in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 March 2020, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By thomas
Go to IO ports -> Parallel Port -> Sampler ...

Go to IO ports -> Parallel Port -> Sampler
There you are.
Forum: support.Apps 18 March 2020, 11:40
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By thomas
For floating point-related gurus on 3.1 without...

For floating point-related gurus on 3.1 without an FPU there is a fix:
http://aminet.net/package/util/boot/SetPatch_43.6b

In most cases an FPU is not required, it's just the math libs...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2020, 10:29
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By thomas
built-in AROS ROM: gadtools does not support to get GTTX_Text

With the builtin AROS KS ROM

GT_GetGadgetAttrs (textgadget,win,req,GTTX_Text,&text,TAG_END)

does not change the value of <i>text</i>.

The autodocs state that it is supported in V39+, the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2020, 10:24
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By thomas
Not with WinUAE, but there are other tools, for...

Not with WinUAE, but there are other tools, for example Win32DiskImager.

Or inside WinUAE using Amiga tools, for example TSGUI.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 17 March 2020, 09:48
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By thomas
You have to tell UAE that it is a partitioned HDF...

You have to tell UAE that it is a partitioned HDF (an image of a real HDD).

In earlier WinUAE releases you had to set the values for Surfaces, Sectors and Reserved to 0. I guess something similar...
Forum: support.Other 15 March 2020, 18:07
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By thomas
You didn't RTFM, did you? FAT95 comes with...

You didn't RTFM, did you?

FAT95 comes with with a command line tool which does all you need. IIRC it's called boot95.

If you mounted the FAT partiton as GGD0 like you showed above, then you can...
Forum: support.Other 12 March 2020, 08:53
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By thomas
Mount PC0 and use TSGUI or the like to write the...

Mount PC0 and use TSGUI or the like to write the image to it.
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 March 2020, 14:15
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By thomas
Come on, use your pocket calculator. 1920 *...

Come on, use your pocket calculator.

1920 * 1080 = 2073600

That's the amount of bytes you need for one byte per pixel (256 colors). If you choose a 16bit mode you need twice as much. If you...
Forum: support.Apps 01 March 2020, 07:12
Replies: 14
Views: 6,601
Posted By thomas
This feature is only available in OS 3.9. In...

This feature is only available in OS 3.9.

In 3.5 and below you have to use a picture which matches the screen size or one which looks nicely in a tiled pattern.
Forum: support.Apps 28 February 2020, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By thomas
This one extracts itself:...

This one extracts itself: http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 February 2020, 09:31
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By thomas
I am not sure if I understand what you are trying...

I am not sure if I understand what you are trying to do. E-UAE is a rather old port of UAE. Its development stopped at version 0.8.29 and lacks many features which made it into WinUAE later.

The...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 February 2020, 08:50
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By thomas
bsdsocket support is an optional feature of UAE....

bsdsocket support is an optional feature of UAE. If your version of E-UAE was compiled without bsdsocket support, then it's simply not there and cannot be activated.

I am quite sure that E-UAE is...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 February 2020, 14:46
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By thomas
SFS2 does not exist any more. The author merged...

SFS2 does not exist any more. The author merged SFS1 and SFS2 into one. You can select one or the other by DosType.
Forum: support.Apps 22 February 2020, 09:42
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By thomas
ixnet.library requires AmiTCP: assign. Many Amiga...

ixnet.library requires AmiTCP: assign. Many Amiga ports of Make use ixemul.library which in turn opens ixnet.library.

The easiest way to get rid of the requester is to not install ixnet.library....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 February 2020, 09:36
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By thomas
The DosType is a 4-byte identifier. Four bytes...

The DosType is a 4-byte identifier. Four bytes can be written as four characters or as eight hexadecimal digits. In fact 0x53465300 is the same as SFS\0.

0x means a hexadecimal number follows.
53...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 February 2020, 08:14
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By thomas
Currently there is no way to make 68k AmigaDOS...

Currently there is no way to make 68k AmigaDOS work properly with files >2GB. Yes, SFS can do larger files, but only if you use SFS\2 DosType. And still the rest of the OS does not handle these files...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2020, 07:40
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By thomas
It's not only a factor, it's the only reason. The...

It's not only a factor, it's the only reason. The DosType is the key which assigns a file system to a partition. If you make partitions without a matching file system, these partitions are not...
Forum: support.Apps 13 February 2020, 09:27
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By thomas
Is it an ISO of the original CD? It needs...

Is it an ISO of the original CD? It needs AmigaOS3.9 as label and requires the multimedia files and everything in the respective directories.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 09:23
Replies: 422
Views: 222,422
Posted By thomas
scsi.device V44 does not avoid anything. It's a...

scsi.device V44 does not avoid anything. It's a hack, it is buggy and it is confirmed to make hardrives disappear.

What you need to fix the 7.8 GB issue is either scsi.device V43.43 from OS3.9BB2,...
Forum: support.Other 11 February 2020, 08:46
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By thomas
LoadModule just allocates a piece of RAM, loads...

LoadModule just allocates a piece of RAM, loads the module into it an links it to the list of resident modules. This makes sure that the module is still there after a reset. It does not protect the...
Forum: support.Other 10 February 2020, 09:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,827
Posted By thomas
Try this:...

Try this: http://aminet.net/package/disk/salv/pfssalv2
You need another hdd to copy the files to, though.
Forum: support.Other 04 February 2020, 08:45
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By thomas
intuition.library is loaded only once after power...

intuition.library is loaded only once after power on. After that it stays resident in memory.

If you want to disable it you have to disable the commands in startup-sequence *and* switch off the...
Forum: support.Games 02 February 2020, 14:54
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By thomas
I quickly added an ALL switch to it. That only...

I quickly added an ALL switch to it. That only works if you run it from the Shell, though.
Forum: support.Games 02 February 2020, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By thomas
Check out the GetModeID program out of the...

Check out the GetModeID program out of the PicShow archive: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/amiga/picshow.lha
Forum: support.Apps 01 February 2020, 22:18
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By thomas
input.device

input.device
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 January 2020, 23:41
Replies: 2,505
Views: 380,266
Posted By thomas
AmigaDOS has a file size limit of 2.147.483.647...

AmigaDOS has a file size limit of 2.147.483.647 Bytes (that's 2GB minus 1).

SFS\2 can do more, but only with special DOS packets which no software on OS 3.x supports.
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